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These records include both index and images of birth returns filed with the Yakima County Auditor between 1891 and 1907.
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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Yakima County on January 21, 1865 from Ferguson County, which is no longer in existence and, it was named in honor of the Yakima Native American tribe and means “black bear.” The county is located in the south central part of the state.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by Emmalie Eckhart, Washington State Archives.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Yakima County Auditor, Birth Returns, 1891-1907, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Yakima County Government, Auditor, Birth Returns, 1891-1941, Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find birth records not included on this website, contact the Central Regional Branch at (509) 963-1753 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.